Happy End: seminal Japanese folk band from the 1970s

Susanna Corcoran Reader Find

By Susanna Corcoran in New Music on Saturday 13 August 2011

Legendary in the Japanese music scene of the 70s, the folk-rock band Happy End was virtually unknown (and probably still is) to the Western world until Sofia Coppola included their hit, Kaze wo atsumete, in Lost in Translation. The childlike simplicity of the tune is addicting, especially when played by two anonymous Japanese men with […]

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Jürgen Teller for Marc Jacobs

Ari Stein Reader Find

By Ari Stein in New Fashion on Friday 29 May 2009

Ten years of German photographer Jürgen Teller’s candid, glamorous photo campaigns for Marc Jacobs’ men’s and women’s collections have been collated into one cohesive 576-page fashion bible. This book does an excellent job of detailing just how significant this collaboration has been for fashion, featuring appearances from the likes of Sofia Coppola, Charlotte Rampling, Meg White, Thurston Moore, Rufus Wainwright, William Eggleston, and Winona Ryder.

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